The Fuel Efficiency of Military Vehicles Quiz

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Armed conflict consumes unimaginable amounts of gasoline and diesel fuel. How much do you know about the fuel efficiency of war machines? Take this quiz to find out.

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The mine-clearing Buffalo A2 has a 12.5-liter (3.3-gallon) engine that gets about how many miles per gallon?

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In World War II, the U.S. armed forces used about how many gallons of fuel per soldier per day?

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The U.S. military uses about how many barrels of oil each year?

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In 2007 the United States armed forces used about how many gallons of fuel per soldier per day?

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The C-5 Galaxy cargo jet has a miles-per-gallon rating of about what?

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Vortex surfing, similar to geese flying in formation, might help Air Force planes save about how much fuel on a flight?

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What is the miles-per-gallon rating for the 19-ton (17,237-kilogram) Stryker armored vehicle?

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What's the approximate miles-per-gallon rating of the F-22 Raptor fighter?

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Compared to the A and B models, the C-5M Galaxy improves fuel efficiency by about what percentage?

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Which branch of the U.S. military consumes the most fuel?

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How much fuel does the U.S. Navy consume in the time it takes to fill a car's 20-gallon (76-liter) gas tank?

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Which branch of the U.S. military consumes the most diesel fuel?

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In an hour, how many pounds of fuel would an F-16 jet burn at full afterburner and low altitudes?

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How many miles per gallon does an Army Humvee get?

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How much horsepower does an Arleigh Burke destroyer's engine generate?

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The M1070, an Army semitrailer, has a 500-horsepower (372,850-watt) engine and a miles-per-gallon rating of what?

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What's the miles-per-gallon rating for the M1 Abrams tank?

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The M109A6 Paladin is a self-propelled howitzer with a 155-millimeter gun. How many miles per gallon does it get?

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How many gallons of fuel does the M1 Abrams tank carry?

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At a low altitude and maximum afterburner power, how many gallons of fuel per hour does an F-15 fighter require?

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The hybrid engines on the USS Makin Island saved about how much in fuel costs on its maiden voyage?

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If an F-15 uses its afterburner continuously, how long would its fuel supply last?

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About how many gallons of fuel might an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer use in a single hour?

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How much does the U.S. Navy spend each year on ship fuel?

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How does speed affect a ship's fuel consumption?

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About how many gallons of fuel per hour does the F-16 fighter jet require?

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How many gallons of fuel did the U.S. Air Force consume in 2012?

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The Bradley Fighting Vehicles are made to keep up with M1 tanks. What's their approximate miles-per-gallon rating?

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To save fuel, the U.S. Air Mobility Command considered removing what from planes?

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The World War II-era B-52 bombers burned through how many gallons of fuel per hour?

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